'We told Dimple Cheema to get married, but she wanted to live the rest of her life with Captain Vikram Batra's memories,' say real-life Shershaah's parents


Late Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) and Dimple Cheema's eternal love story was beautifully showcased in Dharma Productions' recently released film Shershaah. Based on the Kargil war hero's life, the film starred Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani as Captain Batra and his ladylove Dimple. Shershaah directed by Vishnu Varadhan opened to rave reviews and continues to draw the audience to Amazon Prime Video, the OTT platform on which the film premiered on August 12. 

As people now know that Dimple, after the Kargil war, chose not to get married. Proving the fact that love is immortal and eternal, her story touched hearts. Now, in an interview, Captain Batra's parents Mr Giridhar Lal Batra and Mrs Kamal Kanta Batra opened up about their late son's love story. Mr Batra called Dimple a 'respectful girl'. He shared, "As long as my child is not going on the wrong track, I have always been a liberal father. Vikram had told us about Dimple and their intention of getting married. I told him that I was with them in their decision. I knew from the start that Dimple is a very respectful girl who understands relationships."

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He added that after the Kargil war, Dimple's parents and the Batra family asked her to move on and get married. "After the Kargil war, we told her to get married as she has a life ahead. Her parents too told her the same. But she told us that she wouldn't get married and live the rest of her life with Vikram's memories," Mr Batra added. 

Mr Batra revealed that Dimple calls them twice a year. "She calls up about twice in a year on our respective birthdays," he shared. 

Shershaah is produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and Kaash Entertainment.

(Source: Times Of India)